Strong-arm Robbery, East University Avenue at Gordon Street

At about 10:25 a.m., a black male subject between the approximate ages of 13 to 15 approached the victim at E. University Ave. and Gordon St. and asked for directions. As the victim was giving directions, the subject took the victim’s phone and fled. The suspect is about 5′ 6″, 130 pounds, was wearing a black hoodie and black basketball shorts, and has a birthmark on his forehead. The suspect did not produce a weapon and fled toward Lamar St. in the direction of the railroad tracks. Call 911 if you have any information.

UL Police Department, 337-482-6450

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